Present Board Members
L-R: Greg Snyder, Deb Anderson, Aleta Yates, Barb Wagner, Karen Inbody, Tom Davis, Patty Hollister, Tom Marquart
Not pictured: Jon Russell
Past Board Members
- Jane Follas ‘74
- Deb Anderson
- Ron Cable
- Charles Crates ‘63
- Tracy McMath
- Gary Wilson ‘73
- Bob Steinman ‘66
- Keith Jolliff ‘60
- Linda Kroske ‘59
- Judy Rower ‘65
- Dave Rossman ’71
- Dan Yates ’72
- Stephanie Wykes ’96
- Gregg Feller ’76
Greg Snyder graduated from Arlington Local School in 1967, Penta Technical Institute (Owens Community College) in 1970 and completed the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking (Southern Methodist University) in 1991. After 35 years of banking service he retired from Huntington National Bank in 2009. Greg and his wife Vickie have two children, both Arlington graduates that are now enjoying careers as an elementary educator and mechanical engineer. As a sixth generation Arlingtonian Greg has been involved in a number of programs intended to enhance the benefits of small town living that include: Arlington Recreation Council, Arlington Midget Football Program, Arlington Health Care Association (a program designed to bring health care professionals to the community) and fund raising programs to enhance school facilities. He believes that the Arlington School Foundation will become a legacy program that will be viewed as providing exceptional educational opportunities through a spirit of paying forward.
Deb Anderson graduated from Arcadia high school in 1971 and from Bowling Green State University in 1974 with a Bachelor of Science degree in education. In 1988 she earned a Master’s degree from BGSU. She started teaching at Arlington school in 1975 and retired from there in 2011 after teaching in positions of kindergarten, Title 1 reading, gifted/talented and 1st grade. She and her husband Lee, a former teacher and principal at Arlington, have four children who graduated from Arlington: Matt in 1996 (Danielle), Kara in 1997 (Mike Clouse), Nathan in 2000(Joy) and Meghan in 2007. She has 8 grandsons and 3 are in the district. She agreed to serve on the board because education has always been a priority for her and this was a great way to support the school and children. She is the current ASF president.
Aleta Yates graduated from Elmwood High School in 1974, and from Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance in 1989. She earned her MBA from BGSU in 1990. Aleta has been employed with Marathon Petroleum Company for 30 years and is presently a Senior Financial Analyst in the Finance Department. Her husband Dan (1972) and their son Sam (2012) are both AHS graduates. Dan is currently teaching at the University of Findlay, and serves on the Arlington School Board. Sam is a junior at the University of Findlay studying Marketing. Their daughter Abby resides in Bowling Green, and has blessed them with 2 grandchildren. Aleta believes that Arlington has a great school system and community. Serving on the School Foundation is a great way to help support and promote Arlington’s future citizens. Aleta is the ASF treasurer this year.
Barb Wagner is an Arlington High School graduate of 1968. She and husband Pat have four children who also graduated from Arlington: Scott in 1996, Kyle in 2003, Jennifer (Anderson) in 2001 and one deceased, Sara (Gast) in 1998. They have 5 grandchildren, including 2 who currently attend Arlington School. Barb earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Bluffton College in 1972 and a Masters in Education from Miami University in 1975. She teaches physical education at St. Michael School and is active at St. Mark’s United Methodist church. Her interest and support in the foundation stems from her experience working with the Sara Wagner Gast –Patrick Wagner Memorial Fund. She is the current vice-president of ASF.
Karen (Eskey) Inbody graduated from Athens High School in ’72, Ohio University in ’76, and earned a Masters in Education from BGSU in ’82. She retired from Findlay City Schools after teaching at Lincoln for 30 years. She and husband, Steve, have two Arlington grad sons: Nick (Diana Musgrave) in ’04 and Stefan in ’07 and they have twin grandchildren, Arden and Ethan. Karen is involved with ASF because she enjoys helping the school and community.
Tom Davis was born and raised in Arlington. He attended Arlington Local Schools grades 1 thru 12, graduating in 1969. He earned an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice from Owens Community College. He went on to work on a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology at Heidelberg College. Tom worked 30 full time years in law enforcement, retiring as a Detective Sargent from the Findlay Police Department. He still serves as an Auxiliary Police Officer with Findlay PD. He currently is the Director of Risk Management and Safety for the Hancock County Commissioners Office. Tom is also a veteran of the U.S. Army Reserves. He and his wife Judy reside in Findlay and have four grown children, Teresa, Luke, Hope and Julie. Tom portrays the patriot hero John Hancock, is an established musician and has served on numerous other community boards. He joined the ASF to give back to the community of his youth.
Patty Hollister *ASF Secretary* graduated from Montpelier High School in 1961. She graduated from International Business College, attended Findlay College, and graduated from University of Toledo’s Com-Tech College with an Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies in 1979. Patty retired from Marathon Petroleum Company after 43 years as a secretary, paralegal, and supervisor in the Real Estate Dept. She is married to Robert Hollister who is a partner in the Oxley, Malone, Hollister, Warren & Spaeth Law Firm. Patty and Bob have two sons who graduated from AHS: Eric in 1998 and Ryan in 2000. Patty joined the ASF because she feels it is a good way to give back to the school and to the community.
Tom Marquart , a 1979 graduate of Arlington, is married to Sandi. He attended BGSU and is the proud father of two daughters, Allison (Scott) Reule, an AHS graduate in 2000, and Brittany Marquart, a 2004 AHS graduate. Allison is a Junior High teacher and Head Varsity Volleyball coach at Benjamin Logan School and Brittany is employed in the Lab at Blanchard Valley Hospital. They have two grandchildren Ellieana Marie and Mackynlie Jo. He is currently part owner of Findlay Implement Co. and their six John Deere Dealerships. He also farms and attends St. Paul Lutheran Church. He served 12 years on the Arlington Board of Education and hopes this is one more way to give back to our school and community that he is so proud of. He feels it is an honor to be chosen to serve on the foundation.
Jon Russell and his wife KrisAndra (Inbody)Russell both graduated from Arlington School in 1989. After high school he earned a mechanical engineering degree from the University of Toledo in 1993. They have three children attending Arlington school: Alexandria, Jacob and Caden. Jon works as a manager of global engineering at Cooper Tire and Rubber Company. Jon is a lifelong member of the community and feels a responsibility to serve and help the community.